ScanSports Spring Golf Tournament!

Golf May 15, 2016

ScanSports invites you to play a friendly game of golf!
You can use this as a warm up for the
Scandinavian Centre Golf Tournament in September or a fun family outing.
Join the group for a burger in the clubhouse aftr your round.
Entry Fee $42 (includes golf & post game BBQ)

Date: Saturday, May 15, 2016
Time: 12 noon
Location: Mylora Golf Course, 9911 Sidaway Rd, Richmond (


Finn Fun Family Camp

FinnFun logoCome and experience traditional activities, fun crafts and games!
Theme: Mauri Kunnas books and Old Time Finland.
Kids are welcome to dress according to the theme.
Program includes a Petting Zoo!

Date: Saturday, May 14, 2016
Time: 10.30 am to 6.30 pm
Place: Scandinavian Community Centre
Price: $20/per person; $60 family (parents and children) Price includes lunch, snack and “makkaranpaisto”.

Register and pay by April 26th


names of attending parents,
names and ages of children,
your e-mail address,
phone #
cheque (payable to FinnFun school)



Scandinavian Business Club Dinner

James GarbuttDate: Wednesday May 11, 2016
Time: Bar opens 6pm, dinner served at 7pm
Place: Scandinavian Centre
Cost: Members $30, guests $35
Contact: To reserve or to attend as a guest contact  Paul Andreassen at SBC Office telephone: (604) 484-8238 or Jan Nordin (604) 551‑7512.
Please note, an added $10 will be charged at the door for anyone arriving unregistered or not pre-registered.

James Garbutt presents: “An Entrepreneur’s Journey of Starting Steel & Oak Brewing Co.”
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Midsummer Festival Craft Fair 2016 IS SOLD OUT

Craft vendor display at Midsummer Festival Festival dates: June 18  and 19, 2016.

Deadline for applications was Monday May 16. The Festival is sold out. The vendors will be notified by Friday May 27.

The Scandinavian Midsummer Festival, in its 21st year, attracts thousands of visitors. We are now looking for crafters who can offer us something special and exciting, be it traditional crafts with an innovative twist of something culturally relevant.

The festival will be advertised on JRfm Radio, in the Vancouver Sun and The Province as well as in local newspapers.  The fun and crazy wife-carrying contest always draws a lot of attention along with continuous entertainment all weekend.

During the Craft Fair there will be:

  • Continuous on-stage entertainment
  • Children’s games
  • An authentic Viking Village (the Vikings actually camp out all weekend!)
  • The raising of and dancing around the traditional May Pole
  • Cultural displays
  • Scandinavian food

DEADLINE May 16, 2016

We will contact all applicants by Friday May 27

Bridge Tournament

Bridge clip artVarden Lodge, Sons of Norway, are holding a Partner Contract Bridge Tournament.

Date: Thursday, June 23, 2016

9am –  Coffee, muffins and registration

10am –  Play Bridge – five rounds

1pm – Hot lunch will be served

2pm –  Bridge continues with five more rounds

Cost: $25 per person
Contact: Vivian or Helen 604 521-6714
All cash prizes.

Money raised to be used for educational grants and various sports activities. Everyone welcome.


KroAften, Danish House Society’s Club Night BY RESERVATION ONLY

Date: May 6, 2016
Time: Bar opens 6 pm. Smørrebrod is served at 7pm
Contact: Ebba Grey 604-990-3550 or by
Danish House Society’s Club Night

Meet 6’ish to get your meal tickets and table number and enjoy a drink. Smørrebrod is served at 7 pm. To reserve: Ebba Grey 604-990-3550 or email You MUST BOOK and order your open faced sandwiches by the Monday 6pm of the same week. This popular event books up quickly so call early!

Enjoy a fine selection of open faced sandwiches, dessert, coffee and tea. Wash down with Snaps and Carlsberg.

CFF Sunday Afternoon Film

Canadian Friends of Finland Sunday Afternoon Film in Finnish with English subtitles. Refreshments

Date: Sunday, April 17, 2016
Time: 2pm
Contact: Dianne Kilback
Cost: By donation



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